Articles, Opportunities, and More for Startup Founders

Pre-Accelerator Program

W3 Studio operates the Immutable Founders program in partnership with the Atlanta Blockchain Center. We work with a new cohort of founders each quarter built around ten in-person education classes. Founders are then matched with mentors to help accelerate growth.


Diverse founders in our ecosystem have access to discounted services and products from these supportive partners. Reach out for further information.

Pitch Competitions and Grants

Blockchain/Web3 Grants

Check out a listing of 40+ grant programs for founders building in web3 here.

Venture Atlanta

Pitch on the main stage in front of thousands in Atlanta.  Apply by Aug 2nd here.

The Amber Grant

$10,000 grants.  Open to female founders.  Apply by month end here.

Nipsey Hustle Business Grants

$100,000 grant to winner of pitch competition at Investfest ’24 in Atlanta.  Apply by August 10th here.

Startup Runway

$10,000 grants to winners.  Pitch competition for women and diverse founders in Atlanta.  Rolling applications here.

Founder Coach Series

We prepared this series of articles to help early-stage founders.

Am I Ready?

Read This Before Starting a Business here

Passion to Solve a Problem here

Understanding Founder Economics here

Founder is a 24/7/365 Job here

Belief in Yourself here

Surviving the No’s here


Evaluating Your Idea

Evaluating Business Ideas here
Founder Market Fit here
Defining Market Size here
Solving the Right Problem here
Find Your Niche here

Getting Started

How to Get Started here
Business Opening Checklist here
Financial Reporting Basics here
Your First Contracts here
Building a Data Room here
Getting People in the Boat here

Idea to Live

From Idea to Live here
Customer Discovery here
Writing a Business Plan here
Your First Customers here
Pitch Deck Advice here
Funding the Launch here

Product Market Fit

Finding Product Market Fit here
Defining Product Market Fit here
Revenue and Product Market Fit here
Iterating to Success here

Scaling Your Business

Scaling Your Business here
Tracking Acquisition Costs here
Calculating Revenue Per Customer here
Evaluating Unit Profitability here
Growth Through Paid Acquisition here

Our Venture Partners gain insider access to work with the founders in our program and our applicants. These venture firms support our mission of aiding diverse founders in building their dreams. Please reach out to us if you want to join this program.

Meet Diverse Web3 Builders

Our podcast video series where we interview Black, Latinx, and Women founder building in web3.